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Street / Road / Highways / Bridges

7.4

Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge / Diba Tensile Architecture

The Tabiat pedestrian bridge by Iranian architecture firm Diba Tensile Architecture , located in north of Tehran, is the largest pedestrian bridge of Iran. This bridge is 270 meters long spanning over a major highway connecting two popular parks to each other. It is a 3 dimensional complex truss sitting on 3 tree shaped columns and includes of 3 levels...
7.1

The Bicycle Snake (Cykelslangen) / DISSING+WEITLING architecture

Cycle bridge Cykelslangen (The Bicycle Snake) of Dissing + Weitling architects guarantee cyclists a fun ride along the harbor. It meanders 6-7 m. above the water with 4 m. width and a 30-metre ramp providing an improved accessibility to the city from the Dybbolsbro Bridge to the Bryggebro Bridge...
7.7

Peninsula Link / ARM Architecture

The Peninsula Link Freeway is a 27 km, four lane connection between Carrum Downs and Mount Martha in Melbourne’s outer south-eastern suburbs. It opened to the public in January 2013. The $759 million project will reduce travel times and congestion. Peninsula Link is on track to open in early-2013 with a full trip to take just 17 minutes...
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Madrid RIO / Burgos & Garrido + Porras La Casta + Rubio & Álvarez-Sala + West 8

An international ideas competition was launched by Madrid city council to restore the traffic liberated spaces. The winning proposal was the project submitted by the team formed by the architecture offices Burgos & Garrido, Porras & La Casta, Rubio & Álvarez Sala and the Dutch office West 8. The winning team was commissioned the redaction of the Spaecial Plan Manzanares River...
6.2

Weave Bridge Philadelphia / Cecil Balmond

The Weave Bridge by Cecil Balmond at the University of Pennsylvania creates a pedestrian passage over the Amtrak train tracks that currently separate the main campus from athletic fields along the Schuylkill River. The Weave Bridge is a 145 ft (44 m) bridge at The University of Pennsylvania, USA which was conceptualized by Cecil Balmond and engineered by Ammann & Whitney. It was commissioned by the University of Pennsylvania in 2007, and opened in June 2009...

Podčetrtek Traffic Circle / enota

Podčetrtek Traffic Circle was designed by Ljubljana-based architectural firm Enota and completed in 2012. The Traffic Circle marks the entrance to dark monolithic volume of municipal sport hall on one and the thermal spa complex on the other side of the regional road. Its design suggests a tectonic shift have caused the road surface to bloat and belched out the massive blocks. In combination with the water...
8.2

The Highline Section 2 / James Corner Field Operations & Diller Scofidio + Renfro

The second section of the High Line was opened on June 2011, revealing green lawn, unique lounging spots and a less industrial feel to the Section 1. The second section of the High Line runs from West 20th Street to West 30th Street, connecting the Meatpacking District, West Chelsea, and Hell's Kitchen. Designed by James Corner Field Operations, project lead, with Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Piet Oudolf...
7.5

Peace Bridge Derry-Londonderry / Wilkinson Eyre Architects

The 235 metre bridge was designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects. The Peace Bridge is a cycle and footbridge bridge across the River Foyle in Derry, Northern Ireland, which opened on 25 June 2011, connecting Ebrington Square with the rest of the city centre. It is the newest of three bridges in the city, the others being the Craigavon Bridge and the Foyle Bridge...
7.4

BP Pedestrian Bridge in Millennium Park / Frank Gehry & SOM

This iconic pedestrian bridge has a unique sinuous shape and connects two parts of Chicago’s Grant Park on the lakefront. The collaborations between SOM and Frank Gehry, the BP Bridge crosses Columbus Drive and connects downtown Chicago’s Millennium Park and Grant Park to the east. In each collaboration, SOM structural engineers play a critical part in the process of developing the structures that enable the support of Gehry’s inventive curved metal surfaces...

Race Street Pier / James Corner Field Operations

The race street pier by new york's james corner field operations is now complete. Located along philadelphia's delaware river, the intervention seeks to connect the city with the river, reactivating the water's edge and establishing the area as an intimate public park...
7.1

WinterGarden Facade / Studio 505

Melbourne design practice studio 505 has recently seen their highly textured façade for a Brisbane shopping centre come to life. The 4,000 sq m Wintergarden Façade is a complex new steel screening system on the front of a thriving retail hub and looks to engage visitors with its constantly shifting appearance...
7.9

Alexandra Arch & Forest Walk / LOOK Architects

Alexandra arch & forest walk design by LOOK Architects for Comprising a 80-metre long pedestrian bridge over Alexandra Road and a 1.6-kilometre long elevated pedestrian walkway connecting to Telok Blangah Hill Park, Alexandra Arch & Forest Walk enables barrier-free public access into the treasury of natural heritage at the Southern Ridges...